Featured Alumni

the Oregon Duck and a recent graduate of the College of Education
students on graduation day

June 28, 2023
A warm welcome to Jenny Wu, the College of Education’s new Data Analyst and proud alumna!
September 16, 2022
For Melaney the mentorship that she received from teachers and professors gave her the confidence to pursue her dream and become a speech pathologist.
August 30, 2022
Alison Cerezo, PhD ’09 Counseling Psychology, is rooted in their community. So, when it came time to choose their discipline, counseling psychology was a natural choice because of its approach to mental health.
June 21, 2022
For Rene Cabrera, MS ’22 School Psychology, family is everything. He sees his accomplishments as a reflection on the hard work of his parents, who were immigrants from Mexico.
May 20, 2022
Marty Wilder, MEd ’11 Curriculum and Teaching, was teaching high school when a student called upon LGBTQIA+ teachers to “come out of the closet” and be positive role models to their students. Marty, a trans man, saw this as a wakeup call, causing him to reevaluate his approach to his identity in the classroom.
April 5, 2022
Randi Ross, BS ‘21 Family and Human Services, is passionate about child abuse prevention. Her personal experience as a survivor led to her pursuing a degree at the UO to serve the community as a social worker, but she discovered a love of research and prevention.
March 17, 2022
Triple duck Jonathon Henderson, BS ‘07 Political Science, MS ‘09 Conflict & Dispute Resolution, PhD ‘15 Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education, is used to leading the way.
March 8, 2022
Edith Green, BA ’39 (English, education) was the second woman from Oregon to be elected to the US House of Representatives. Edith championed several issues related to education and gender equality legislation.
February 15, 2022
It was March 1964. I had received early release from the Army to obtain an Oregon teaching certificate at U of O. Elouise had been accepted into a teacher training grant program from the US Department of Education. We both found ourselves in the required “Audio Visual” class that Spring Term. One assignment was to tour the Eugene School District Audio Visual Center.
February 15, 2022
Cloud and Katheryn started dating in 1996 and have been together ever since. After flying up for a game in 2000, Cloud asked Kate to marry him on the Autzen bridge and the rest is history. The couple has 3 UO duck children!